By CBSLA Staff

SANTA ANA (CNS) – On Thursday, 39-year-old Jacobi Dwayne Rapids pleaded not guilty to felony counts of human trafficking and pimping of an underage teenage girl in Fullerton, among other felony charges.

Rapids previously served a three-year sentence for assault with a deadly weapon.

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According to the criminal complaint filed Thursday, Rapids is accused of attacking the victim on April 15, was arrested on April 20, and was being held without bail.

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He is also facing felony statutory rape charges, oral copulation of a victim younger than 16, lewd acts on a child 14 or 15, and pandering a victim younger than 16.


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